Road Cutters and Boko Haram

Wodaabe womanROAD CUTTERS and BOKO HARAM (current theme: Wodaabe women of Niger) 

Najet recalls her latest return as a migrant worker in Nigeria: “Road cutters pulled over my bus and stole everything I had earned over three months braiding and selling medicines. I thought they were going to kill me.”

Today, compounding already rampant threats during their exodus, Wodaabe women migrant workers risk being caught in a Boko Haram attack.